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Shapeshifter (2005)

Inmates and guards alike become trapped in a maximum security prison when they fall prey to a demonic beast that feeds on human flesh. As the creature's power multiplies with every kill, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ginny Lydon
Ocean Marciano ...
Tyrese
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Riggs
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Velku
Marat Glazer ...
Marcoux
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The Shapeshifter (as Tom Downey)
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The Shapeshifter
A.J. Hammond ...
Mohammad
Steven Glinn ...
Jimmy
Byron Washington ...
Leonard (as Byron C. Washington)
Charles Schneider ...
The Father
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Eddie
Bobby James ...
The Warden
Brian J. Garland ...
Andrews
Elliot Ruiz ...
Pedro
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Storyline

Inmates and guards alike become trapped in a maximum security prison when they fall prey to a demonic beast that feeds on human flesh. As the creature's power multiplies with every kill, their only chance for survival is to uncover the ancient mystery that holds the power of the shapeshifter. Written by Anonymous

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Sent from Hell ... To Feed on Flesh

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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27 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Alakváltó  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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When the monster attacks the first guard it rips his shirt open, the entrails are visible even before the monster rips the guard's skin See more »

Crazy Credits

"Why are you still reading this? Go back to the video store and rent another Asylum film. You know you want to." See more »

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References Martha Stewart Living (1991) See more »

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Written and Performed by The Rap Bastards
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Thumbs up for make-up and story premise!
13 November 2005 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I picked this movie up last night looking for a little demon-themed horror and was pleasantly surprised that Shapeshifter delivered. The creature effects were awesome (a lot of time and effort was poured into this creature, Tom Savini and Rick baker would be proud) and the story was a cross between "Alien" and "Oz" - pretty cool concept. There are a few moments were the suspense builds a little too long, but overall the payoff is great. Much more of a watcher than some of the theatrical "thrillers" like the most recent "Stay". Overall, I could see this become an ongoing series of films, like "Wishmaster" and "Leprechaun". A "must-see" for any fan of the claustrophobic thrillers/demon cult genres.


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